Coming from the desk of the Human Rights Watch, which says that the southern
African nation of Angola has decriminalized same-se-x activity and banned discrimination based on se-xual orientation.
This is the latest in law under the administration of President Joao Lourenco, who took office in 2017 after the long rule of Jose Eduardo dos Santos.
Angola's only gay rights lobbying organization, Iris Angola, was granted legal status last year after four years of operation.
The human rights group says the changes came on Wednesday when Angola's parliament adopted the new first penal code since independence from Portugal in 1975.